08 Nov 2006, 06:22pm by Aaron Schatz
Surprise! I had no idea that Toomer had even suffered a knee injury on Sunday. Toomer is old, but he was a reasonably useful second receiver this year. Between this and the Michael Strahan injury, the Giants' Super Bowl hopes have really taken a turn for the worse this week. Sinorice Moss can't seem to get healthy either, which means that Plaxico Burress -- who himself has injury issues -- will start opposite, um, I dunno, Tim Carter? David Tyree? Neither of those guys is really a starting-quality wideout.
24 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2006, 1:50pm by serendipity
07 Nov 2006, 06:09pm by Aaron Schatz
This week: Find out why the emperor has no pants, and see our projection for each team's final win-loss record. Commentary is now available at FOXSports.com.
287 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2006, 3:48pm by Pat
06 Nov 2006, 06:24pm by Aaron Schatz
Here's our weekly review of the best and worst individual performances according to Football Outsiders stats. Learn why Marvin Harrison was the man who beat the Patriots, how Tony Gonzalez is fighting off Father Time, and why Jake Plummer's struggles may not have been the problem we thought.
94 comments, Last at 09 Nov 2006, 11:24am by Wanker79
04 Nov 2006, 07:55pm by Aaron Schatz
There are two big non-divisional rivalry games on the NFL slate this Sunday. One is a geographical rivalry which matters more to fans than to players. The other rivalry is bitter and angry, but come on, you know you would rather talk about the Chiefs and Rams. Right?
63 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2006, 9:21pm by Pat
03 Nov 2006, 11:04pm by Aaron Schatz
Aaron Schatz tries to examine the effects of blowouts on DVOA, particularly in the Steelers abnormally high DVOA despite a poor record. (Click link to read more.)
03 Nov 2006, 08:20pm by Aaron Schatz
Here's a catch-all thread for discussion of this week's posts on the Football Outsiders FOX blog. Covered this week: LaDainian Tomlinson tape breakdown, the Dwight Freeney overrated paradox, how the Patriots played Steve Hutchinson, Jake Scott's monster game against Denver, Arizona vs. #1 receivers, and the problem of Pittsburgh's single blowout and its effect on DVOA.
10 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2006, 11:15am by Mike B.
02 Nov 2006, 11:20pm by Aaron Schatz
The play of guards usually goes unnoticed, but not by Aaron Schatz. (Click link to read more.)
02 Nov 2006, 11:12pm by Aaron Schatz
Aaron Schatz explains the high rankings for Arizona vs. #1 receivers despite some traditional statistics indicating otherwise. (Click link to read more.)
01 Nov 2006, 04:56pm by Aaron Schatz
Here's an archive of the recently concluded chat at BaseballProspectus.com. Among the topics covered in this chat: the upcoming Colts-Patriots game, the Bears, the differences between baseball and football, rookie of the year candidates, the Bears, possible future upgrades to DVOA, the decline and fall of Rod Smith, and the future of the Browns and Dolphins. Oh, and the Bears.
24 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2006, 7:55am by Kal
01 Nov 2006, 12:31am by Aaron Schatz
I have a question, and I ask this question out of serious curiosity, not a desire to pump my own ego (or the collective ego of Football Outsiders). If you look at the current Las Vegas odds, Pittsburgh is actually favored to beat Denver on Sunday. The current line is somewhere between -2.0 and -3.0 depending on where you look. This just blows me away.
69 comments, Last at 07 Nov 2006, 8:13pm by Josh